The Global Health Policy Department of the University of Tokyo in partnership with the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) is pleased to announce the third year of the Global Health Entrepreneurship (GHE) Program, a hands-on, workshop-based program for those with a passion for global health. As a part of the University of Tokyo’s EDGE Program (sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Education) to foster social entrepreneurship through innovative teaching methods, the GHE [...]
On April 12th Professor Shibuya joined a round-table discussion on polio eradication with Japanese government officials, representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, the media, and patients. All participants reasured their commitment to eradicate polio. If eradication is possible, polio could be used as an example of how to tackle other infectious diseases through joint efforts between government, international organizations, and civil society. The session ended with a promising note – polio eradication in the near future.
This year the Department of Global Health Policy welcomed five new PhD students, five new Master’s students and four research students from Canada, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand and Uzbekistan. Details on each student can be viewed on their profile pages.
ORCID Regional Director, Nobuko Miyairi, will introduce ORCID and help participants set up an account. As a non-profit organization, ORCID works with its member organizations to provide interoperable, persistent identifiers for researchers and all contributors in the scholarly community. ORCID is an infrastructure to provide digital connections between a variety of systems such as researcher profile services, journal publishers, manuscript submission systems, institutional repositories, grant management systems, and more. This is an open seminar.
Date: November 20, 2015 (14:00-15:30)